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MCB Peer Advising Interns

MCB Peer Advisors are a small group of accomplished MCB majors who help the MCB Advising unit serve our students.  We are particularly helpful at providing advice on how to cultivate excellent study habits that will help students be successful MCB majors. We are also great at giving advice on fun and useful general education courses, electives and advanced MCB courses.  We are available at the beginning of the semester and during registration to help you make changes to your schedule or generally navigate the Enterprise registration system.  Please read our profiles and become familiar with us .  We look forward to seeing you during MCB Express Advising hours.


Mayuri YasudaName: Mayuri Yasuda
Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology 
Minor: Spanish
Career Goals: Medicine 
Favorite MCB Core Course(s): MCB 150, MCB 252
MCB Advanced Courses taken: MCB 320, MCB 314
Recommended Gen Ed Courses: SHS 222, DANC 100
Favorite Place to Study: UGL or ACES Library
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Drawing/Painting, Watching baseball
Research: I am currently a member of Benita S. Katzenellenbogen's lab and we study the regulation of cell proliferation and phenotypic properties of breast cancer cells to better develop endocrine therapies in breast cancer


Ema KhanName: Ema Khan
Major(s): Molecular and Cellular Biology
Minor(s):
Chemistry and Anthropology
Career Goals: Medicine
Favorite MCB Core Course(s): MCB 150 & MCB 354
MCB Advanced Courses taken: MCB 301 & MCB 408
Recommended Gen Ed Courses: ANTH 103 & ANTH 278Favorite Place to Study: Grainger Library, Cafe Kopi
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Working Out, Traveling, Reading
Research: Elucidating pathways involved in breast cancer and testicular germ cell tumors.(The lab of Dr. Spinella, located in Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building)


Bertha Mendez Name: Bertha Mendez
Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Career Goals: Medicine
Favorite MCB Courses Taken: MCB 150, MCB 320, MCB 270
Advanced MCB courses taken: MCB 317, MCB 320, MCB 354, PSYC 403
Recommended Gen Eds: PSYCH 100, CHLH 260
Favorite Places to Study: Grainger, Union Computer Lab
Hobbies: Volunteering, Reading Novels, Watching shows on Netflix